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winds gusting upwards of 60 miles per hour. upwards of 70. national weather service even talking about that we could see occasional pockets of a few neighborhoods throughout the area with the winds gusting as high as 80 miles an hour through brief periods of time. around 2:00, 3:00 a.m., with the heavy rain, and damaging wind in the forecast. as far as tuesday goes, we'll continue to see rain, but not quite as much wind coming our way for tuesday. the winds will be really dropping very quickly throughout the early morning hours, with some gusts tomorrow coming our way of about 40 miles per hour. so we're going to lose the wind tomorrow, and much of the rain, too. but as we get into the early morning hours. as far as gusts today, again, we will be seeing the increase, up to 80 miles per hour, the entire area under a high wind warning. and a hurricane warning for -- hurricane wind warnings from delaware and ocean city and
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rehoboth. take a look at some of the rainfall amounts we've gotten already. upwards two and three inches of rain. annapolis, over three. baltimore, over three inches of rain. close to four in pax river. those inland locations, same story. picking up the high rainfall totals. this system, again, so large, affecting a lot of people. not just at the coast, but well inland. we're going to see this through the overnight period. as we get into the western locations of west virginia, where snowshoe already had six inches of snow. they're expecting about two to three feet of snowfall by the time they get to wednesday late. so flood warnings remain up through tomorrow. with five to ten inches of rain in the forecast. through loudoun county and sharpsburg, and little falls will have high water rising several feet above average, as we move through the rest of today and tomorrow.
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again, all with sandy making its way ashore in the next couple of minutes, we think, around cape may, southern area of new jersey, north of rehoboth. and that weather front off to the west, kind of just stalled there for a while. so that's the way it's looking right now. i've got a lot more coming up in just a couple of minutes. jim, pat, back to you. >> we are riding it out in rehoboth with wendy rieger. she is standing by live on the beach. again, you showed us massive waves a short time ago, wendy. where are you now? >> reporter: i'm actually down -- my producer thought it was just too cushy on the balcony, next to a warm room. and decided it would be more interesting to have me on the beach. actually, i wanted to come down journalistically, because i wanted to observe these big waves. and veronica, ver usely, is absolutely right, this thing has changed just in the last 15 minutes. the rain is almost painfully pelting us. and while the massive waves have
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calmed down a little bit, i'm sure they'll be picking up again. as we get these big gusts of wind, but the good thing is, as a human being i can withstand the wind. so hopefully these structures will be able to do the same. on the other side from here, different story on the bay. it has been incredibly flooded for most of the day. take a look. we were over there a couple of hours ago. we have just moved down a couple of streets. we are now about two blocks south of the rusty rudder. it's looking like the ocean over here. this is an example of how strong this wind is. this is the bay. this is the bay. we weren't seeing this kind of wave action down there, i guess maybe it's wider here, not enough obstruction to break the waves. but this is the bay. kudos to the people who tied up
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these boats. they are secure over here. i don't know if you can see them. they're secure. a lot of debris, as expected. you know, people are used to getting stuff washed up from a mile away, washed up from around here. but this is really something. the difference between a couple of blocks of the wave action is really, really something. about 1:35 right now. and the winds are really picking up at this point. so i don't know where you are in the band, i'm kind of out here in the dark as far as meteorologically what is happening. but just to give you a pulse of dewey at 1:35 on the bay side, folks, this is it. and folks, this is it on the atlantic side. we're back live here on the ocean side. and again, just when you think you know this storm, it kind of changes a little bit. kind of like love, just when you
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think you've figured it out, it knocks you over. the waves are picking up again. so it's really been fascinating to be observing this, and hopefully it won't do any damage, and then we'll all get out of this safe and sound. but this is on the beach, where a lot of you see this fences washed away. this is the storm coming in. but still, i'm on the beach. and it's still a ways away from me. the ocean is at this point staying in its place, but we'll see what the rest of the evening brings. i'll be here or up on the balcony. >> wendy, that's amazing, the bay perspective there. property there at the bay, and where you are right now. >> reporter: yeah, well, except that the bay doesn't have this kind of force. you know, the bay is an enclosed area that can't -- doesn't have this kind of fetch, as sailors say. this is a massive powerful body of water out here that stretches
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all the way to europe. the bay is significantly smaller. so it just can't get the wave action. but it was impressive, wasn't it. and i'm sure people who live in dewey say, we see that all the time. but i had never seen that. so really interesting to see the yin and yang of this storm, the two faces of it. two opposing energies. very cool. >> all right, wendy. the worst is yet to come for the beach and bay, too. >> feel free to go back up to the balcony, too. breaking news for people who were out trying to get out of town, all flights coming into and going out of reagan and dulles airports have been canceled. >> that's right. adam tuss is live at reagan with an update for us. adam, what new do you have to tell us? >> reporter: well, jim, obviously anybody who thought they were going to get out today, isn't going to get out. there's nobody here at the airport. barely anybody. some people are showing up and saying i thought it was a possibility i could get on a flight. no, not happening today. it's certainly not going to
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happen tomorrow morning. we just talked with a gentleman who he said expected maybe tomorrow afternoon he would hear something from his airline. really, that's the game we're playing right now. you have to check with your airline, see when things ramp up. if you don't have to be here, don't come here. there's one coffee shop open in this entire airport, that's it. you can get a doughnut and some coffee and that's it. there's no reason to be here if you don't have to be here. stay at the hotel, stay at the house, stay wherever you can. we found a couple of people rlier who ran the marine corps marathon this weekend and are now stuck here. >> i looked at the weather and didn't think it would be that big of a deal. i thought monday morning would get us out of here soon enough. but i guess not. >> no planes out there at all, as i see it. i won't be leaving until probably wednesday at earliest. >> reporter: yeah, definitely wednesday at the earliest. probably a safe bet for people.
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what he was talking about is true, there are no planes out on the tarmac. there are no planes out on the runway. that means there are other places around the country, that means if you want to get out on a flight, those planes still have to get here after the storm is over. so obviously if you had a flight out today, you're not getting out today. there are no more flights out of dca or dulles, at dwi marshal, the flights for the rest of the day have been canceled. and most of the day tomorrow it will be a touch-and-go situation. check ahead, see if there's any way you can get on a flight. but this is a tricky situation. you're going to have to check ahead and see what's going on before you come to the airport. adam tuss, news4. >> adam, thanks so much. for today and tomorrow, at least, it's out of your hands, so just let it go. you can't fight it. >> you're grounded. shomari stone is showing us some of the damage that we're going to see. next to a tree that's been taken
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down. shomari? >> reporter: good evening. right now, we're here on walden court and lincoln avenue. and it is very busy over here. this tree came down moments ago. snapped like a toothpick, crossing lincoln. right now on the other side, there is a power line that came down. and what you'll see is it continues to spark and flare up and possibly start a fire over there. many people in this neighborhood are very concerned. they say that that wind just swept through here like a broom. and basically they decided to stay inside because they're concerned about what's going on outside. this is sean. he works for the city of falls church. sean, i want you to describe what's going on over there, and what can people do to avoid it? >> basically we have a live power line down. right now that's what we need people to do is stay away from the live wires, fallen trees, any wires down. if you see any wires down or any trees, give us a call and we'll come out and try to handle the situation. >> reporter: thank you, sean.
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now, this officer has been working around the clock. he's here to make sure people do not come down here. if you're in falls church near lincoln avenue, you can see the dominion crews just showed up here. they're going to try to restore some power. it's going to take some time. some folks are coming up to us asking, when's the power going to come back on. as you can see, dominion has arrived. i don't care if you're in virginia, maryland, d.c., when you come across the trets, avoid them. some of them continue to fall on tops of cars and houses. be careful, especially -- you can see the wind is picking up a little bit over here. this is what chief meteorologist doug kammerer has been talking about. it's interesting this lady decided -- oh, that' not a lady, that's a man. how are you doing? thank you for being out here. i love your outfit. what is this, first of all? >> it's just -- >> i want to thank you for joining us. right over here, tell us, why did you come outside?
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>> i live down the street and my power just went out and i wanted to see what was going on, maybe get the power back on sometime soon. >> dominion crews have arrived over there. >> good sign. >> yes, it is. what are you doing right now to weather this storm? >> i was doing fine until the power went out. just trying to find something to occupy my time. >> all right. i suggest you might want to go inside. of course, it's a little dangerous out here. >> i'm going to go inside. >> have a good walk. take it easy. there you have it, folks. fascinating, people decide to come out here. and back to you in the studio. >> shomari, thanks. some cases, inside may not be the safest places. one tree fell into a house this afternoon. >> we find news4's richard jordan. richard, tell us what happened there. >> reporter: first off, we can tell you that the couple that was inside the house is safe. firefighters were able to get them out and put them into a
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neighbor's home. there is still power throughout the neighborhood. however, the street is blocked off. this is nevada and nebraska. you can see the fire trucks, police trucks lined up here. right now what they're trying to do is assess the damage to that home. it appears, according to police, a strong burst of wind came through this neighborhood, knocked this large tree down. now, when that tree came down, branches from some of the trees right next to it also snapped. so not only was the home that was directly impacted, does that have a big hole right through the roof, but also the neighbor's home was clipped by some of these larger branches as well. so right now, what firefighters are doing is they're actually going through the home, making sure it is not compromised. the integrity of the home is not compromised, to see if maybe the residents can actually go in there and collect some of their belongings. as a precaution, police have closed down this street here, nebraska and nevada, where they told all the residents just stay indoors for the time being,
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because they don't want anyone actually coming in here, especially now that we see that trees are coming down, and branches are coming down because of the gusts of winds stirring up. it's typical when you have a hurricane approaching an area where you see strong burst at a moment, and then things calm down. so right now things are relatively calm. but that can change in an instant. we it tell you throughout d.c., northwest d.c., we're seeing a lot of emergency personnel out on the streets zipping by left and right, cop cars, fire trucks. the good thing is, people have heeded the advice and are not on the roads so they need to get to where they need to go quickly. there isn't any traffic out there, but you're definitely seeing the sirens and flashing lights going through the area. two people inside their home when this tree came crashing down through their roof. fortunately, they are okay. reporting live in northwest d.c., richard jordan, news4. >> good news. >> we are getting pictures from all over. we want to see pictures from
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welcome back to our live team coverage now of hurricane sandy. one of the biggest threats from this storm is the strong wind. which has taken down trees all over the place. the winds are gusting and they're expected to pick up in the d.c. area into this evening. >> news4's jackie bensen is live in mclean, virginia, where another tree fell on the house while the family was inside. are they okay there, jackie? >> reporter: they are okay. but it fell during a play date. so the homeowners had a bunch of kids in the house. always a disturbing experience. luckily, we have video to show you, their neighbors came to the
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rescue, and actually with no heavy equipment except somebody hooked up a pickup truck they managed to pull the tree off the house. they did have the slate shingles and stuff like that damaged, but they say there's very little water coming inside, that's a good thing. we talked to the homeowner and he described what it sounded like. >> well, we were all in the house. i was home from work today, the kids were home from school. we heard a big shaking of the house. i thought it was a big wind gust but quickly realized there was a tree down. it fell into our house from our neighbor's yard. luckily no one was hurt. we got outside and a big portion of the tree was on the roof. >> the homeowner said it felt to him like an earthquake and he thought there was much more damage. but he felt lucky when he got outside and saw it was just the
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corner of the house. everybody okay. reporting live in tyson's corner, jackie bensen, news4. >> new york city has shut down schools, too, and mass transit. joining us is bill karens in battery park, manhattan. we showed video earlier above 30 rock of a tower crane that had tipped over there. what do we know about that, bill? >> reporter: thankfully it has some safety measures on it that didn't allow it to completely tumble to the ground and risk lives at the time. with these winds being as high as 50 to 60 miles per hour, through the night tonight and early tomorrow, it won't end anytime soon. a dangling crane, you know, some 40, 50 stories off the ground. we have other issues, too. we're still unsure what the high tide will be down here in battery park. dawn is a storm of record with 10.5 feet water surge. this is about three hours away from high tide. high tide earlier today was
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spshing over. we're almost already doing that. it's come up rapidly over the last couple of hours. if it does come up here, as expected, somewhere around 11 feet, the water level should be somewhere right about here on this marble. with irene, it was about a foot, two feet shorter than this. that's one of the things we'll be watching with the subway system. if the saltwater gets in, there's corrosion, it's a mess. that would be a multi-million dollar disaster. the last time that happened was with dawn. well up the eeriest sound, the wind whipping 20, 30 miles an hour higher than what we're dealing with down here at the surface, there are two cranes attached up there. they've been shaking all day. but it's just a fascinating storm. it's 58 degrees in new york city. yet there's a storm surge coming
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up, the highest we've ever seen in new york city's recorded history. just an amazing storm, guys. i'm going to go on record, i won't admit it to him, you can tell doug kammerer he did pretty well on this one. >> all right. we'll tell him you said that. bill, i want to ask you this, here in the washington area, most of the local officials told the folks to stay indoors to shelter in place, stay off the streets. and everywhere we go, we see people who are still brave enough to venture out into this weather. we see people milling around you. where you are. >> reporter: it's almost like the eeriest thing here in new york, coming down from 30 rock to lower manhattan down broadway, the most famous streets around, not a soul. empty. empty as all can be. all the airports are closed, of course. so what you're looking at is extremely bored tourists trying to figure out something to do. those are the people who have been strolling around. a lot of them from other countries who have never experienced or seen anything like this before. the cops are going to be getting
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them out of here pretty soon. i think we'll probably have to move our location by the time "nightly news" comes around. >> bill karins live in battery park. be careful. and thanks so much. >> reporter: thank you. >> stay up to date with us on sandy all night long. you can also get updates 24/7 on just search sandy, and follow @nbc washington on twitter or like nbc washington on facebook. and sign up for breaking news alerts on back slash newsletters.
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we are continuing our coverage at this hour. in communities all along the potomac, neighbors have spent
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many days preparing for high water. and now the waiting game is on. that's all they can do. >> yeah, northern virginia bureau chief julie carey is live in fairfax county, an area that's seen serious flooding before we know. >> reporter: i'm at the end of the block of fenwick avenue in the huntington area. and here in huntington neighborhood, there is one number that is very important tonight, 9 1/2. 9 1/2 feet, that's the level to which the water would have to rise in order to flood the basements there. it's happened all too often in the recent years. in the last decade, these homes have been flooded three times. they hope tonight won't be the fourth. there's a little bit of news right now, you can hardly see it, but back in that little canal that comes off cameron run is a water marker. it's a little bit above the four-foot mark. fairfax county officials tell me that they think based on the prediction for this storm, when high tide will hit this evening, that the water might rise as high as eight feet, around 8:00
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tonight. seven feet is the level in which it will flood the streets, but if it stays below that the 9 1/2-foot mark the basements should stay dry. but sitting on the ground right by me, the branches, they've already started to come down. this one stabbed right into the ground. and this one gave me a start a while ago. we were standing just over there, and this came falling out of the tree. fortunately just right onto the ground. i want to remind folks, stay inside. but for those who are maybe trying to get home, there are about nine roads closed in fairfax county right now. another thing fairfax has just announced, the lee district rec rec center is open for a shelter. that's primarily for the folks in huntington if things do get bad. >> julie, thanks. we've been talking so much about the trees. the leaves on the trees. they fall. they're everywhere. you see them near a drain, get them away from that drain.
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that's what's going to help us with this flooding in a lot of cases. >> the leaves will make the situation worse. we're going to take a break. our live team coverage of hurricane sandy continues right after this. and as we leave you heading into the break, take another live look at rehoboth beach. ♪ ♪
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metro trains and buses shut down this monday. what about tuesday? >> dan with metro has the answer to the question, what is the answer, dan? have you made a decision yet? >> well, we've decided one thing, and that is service will not be resuming with the regular start of service for tomorrow morning. so you're looking for metro service, whether metro service or metro rail tomorrow morning, service will not be operating. we won't be resuming service tomorrow morning. we will make further announcements as we go through the day on tuesday, as to when service may be restored.
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given the expectation of damage and power outages, we won't know until tomorrow morning what we're dealing with, and just how long it's going to take to restore service. one thing we can assure customers at this point, for tomorrow morning there will be no metro bus service. >> when the weather does clear, dan, how long does the inspection process take to make sure that the rails and roads are safe? >> well, jim, the inspection process actually is happening, it's ongoing as we go through this storm. we actually have track patrols, monitoring the system right now, operating on every line, looking for problems. we're looking for downed trees, looking for downed power lines and any reports of flooding. that's all being reported back to our emergency operation center, which has stood up now 24 hours a day, monitoring this system. and we're making notes of --
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we're repairing things that we can repair safely, and if there's something that's just too unsafe for us to get to right now, we'll come back and do it as soon as it's safe to do so. >> for now the buses and rail service is shut down until and through tomorrow morning. and then you'll let us know. >> right. exactly. we will not be resuming service tuesday morning. we'll have announcements as we go through the morning, based on our damage assessment and weather conditions tomorrow. >> dan, thank you so much. the latest from metro there. we're also getting late numbers in, new ones from pepco and bg&e. 38,000 bg&e out knowledge right now. >> pepco said the number is up to more than 11,000. we will, of course, keep you up to date on the latest outages as the storm intensifies. let's get the latest on when the storm is going to intensify. veronica, you were telling me
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during the break where we are in terms of the strongest winds. the stronger corner of the hurricane is the northwest corner. >> why the folks around long island, manhattan have been so concerned about this storm. as it was going to make that turn and start heading to the northwest. for us, what we're seeing, if you can imagine the center of the storm here, we're getting those winds o of the northwest for much of the day today. so for you folks who are listening to me, you know how your house is situated, you know when your shingles and when your tiles come off, the northwest wind, i think holding for a good part of the day today. but with winds now gusting to 40 to 50, that's why we're seeing the power outages double and we'll see more power outages coming our way. take a look, this picture sent to me. if you want to get pictures in, this is ocean city. mackey's looking south. you can see much of the area underwater. that's been the case around areas of rehoboth, ocean city, the high water levels where the
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beach area meeting the bay right now. we've got hurricane force winds, upwards 74 miles per hour from areas of massachusetts. we're seeing reports of seas as high as 30-plus feet just off the coast, around 20 to 25 rehoboth and ocean city area. high seas. and those hurricane force winds will continue making their way westward. here's the very latest. sandy picking up speed, moving around 30 miles per hour with sustained winds still at 90 miles per hour. we to expect, again, weakening when it comes ashore which will be somewhere right around cape may very soon. here's a look at the waves of rain that have been coming in, another heavy wave of rain for atlantic city, for dover, places like annapolis, picking up over 3 1/2 inches of rain. you've got wallop's island with 6.78 inches of rain. dover, delaware, over 5 1/2 inches of rain. and then into areas around camp springs right now.
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almost five inches of rain as well. a lot of rain, and we could get a lot more. another four, perhaps five inches of rain on top of what we've already received as we go through the evening hours. you can see it all pushing from east to west. you can see that white, that's the snow in west virginia. snow shoe west virginia, reporting over six inches of snow. and expecting to see about two to three feet of snow as sandy meets with some colder air, and another element of the weather system just to the west. five to ten inches of rain, the flood warnings remain up for our entire viewing area. that means flooding is likely. again, another look at the rainfall amounts, over three inches, baltimore, annapolis, pax river, amounts to the west, two inches, over two inches, martinsburg or hagersville. winchester, culpepper. you'll still be getting the high winds out of sandy. we'll move it through into the midnight hours. you can really see how the
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rainfall amounts will continue to add up by the time all is said and done. we've got the heavy rain over early tomorrow morning. still some showers throughout the day on tuesday. and maybe even early wednesday morning. rainfall totals out of sandy could be in excess, again, of seven and eight inches, even around st. mary's, calvert county as much as ten inches around the shore. current wind gusts up to 48, nearly 50 miles per hour. ocean city now, gusting up to 56 miles per hour. and that expected to pick up, again, throughout the evening hours. lighter winds west, but those winds will pick up here, too. that's the reason why they've got blizzard warnings up for western maryland, west virginia. temperatures stay on the cool side today. then tomorrow, about 54 degrees, and still some lingering rain as we get into wednesday. jim, pat, back to you. >> v.j., thank you. >> thank you, veronica. we're going to take a break now.
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we want to show you the scene in atlantic city, new jersey, at this hour. take a look at this. you can see the streets are flooded around the boardwalk. there's water and debris littering the streets. and emergency officials there are warning that things are only going to get worse. up and down the jersey shore, power has been knocked out and streets are closed. atlantic city casinos have also been shut down. and more than 100,000 residents were told to evacuate. >> the governor of delaware seeking a federal disaster declaration for his state.
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heavy rain and pounding surf continue to hit dewey beach where nearly all roads off of route 1 to rehoboth beach are flooded. it's quickly approaching houses now. there were mandatory evacuations for coastal communities, but some people refused to leave. we talked to a few of them earlier. >> there are always a few. when the power goes out, there are many safety concerns to consider. >> liz crenshaw is here now with what you need to know about things like smoke detectors, phones and generators. let's start with the phones. cell phone and land lines, too. >> the fact is, a lot of us will have only a cell phone. most folks rely only on cell phones if the power goes out. make sure they're fully, fully charged. if you have a land line phone, that comes with your internet service, remember, when the power goes out, there may be a battery backup but not for long. you may lose internet phone service.
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if you only have a cordless phone connected to the land line, those aren't going to work when the power goes out. so you'll need an old-fashioned hard-wired phone with your old-fashioned hard line phone service. >> old school. >> old school. absolutely. >> all right. when it comes to losing power, what do you think about using candles? i went around the house last night and brought all the candles i could find and put them on the dining room people. >> fire officials say flashlights are the best choice during an outage. make sure you have extra batteries. candles can be very dangerous. if you must use candles, fire officials say simply don't leave them burning when you're not there and keep them away from curtains or clothing or books. always fires during these kinds of storms when people use candles. >> if there is a fire, do smoke detectors work if the power goes out? >> the hard-wired smoke detectors, they will not work. hard-wired smoke detectors won't work during a power failure. the same goes with hard-wired carbon monoxide detectors. so again, fire officials say
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having a battery backup for both your smoke detector and your carbon monoxide detector would be the smartest thing to do at this point. >> with all of the severe weather we've seen in recent years, people have been out buying generators. >> yeah. >> what's the danger associated with using these? >> people love the idea of a generator because you can keep your fridge going. if you plan on using a portable generator, you must use a heavy-duty rated extension cord. an overloaded power cord could potentially start a fire. the big deal, though, never, never, never use a generator indoors, or even outside near a window, or near a vent or air intake. every year people die from carbon monoxide poisoning from running generators. it's important to keep generators dry, but don't use a generate ner a garage or under a porch at all. people love these ideas, these generators, they put the money out for them, they want to use them. they have to be used outdoors
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away from the house. >> safely. >> safely. >> great important stuff there. thanks. >> we'll be back at 5:00. >> thanks a lot. stay up to date with us all day long and through the night on sandy. you can also get updates 24/7 on all you have to do is search sandy and follow @nbc washington on twitter. >> and like us on facebook, you can also sign up for breaking news alerts at back slash newsletters. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney
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would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd,
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and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. it's not just about the bay and beaches but rivers and creeks are rising out there, too, veronica. >> and will continue long after the heavy rain has stopped. that's one thing that i really want to stress. pause there's so many people who can easily get caught in high water. you think, oh, it's not that high. but you get into the high water and all of a sudden you're stuck. so if you do, don't panic.
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if you're able to get out, which, of course, we hope that folks stay as safe as possible and don't go through driving water. don't get on the roof of your car. and if you're out, stay on higher ground. we've got the eye of sandy. you can see it very, very close to the coast. just south of atlantic city. and around cape may. let's talk about the radar there. you can see that moderate and heavy band of rain making its way westward from areas of delaware, georgetown and dover where they've gotten over 5 1/2 inches of rain in dover. we've seen that heavy rain already move through our area. several bands, fredericksburg still heavy, there's ♪ the snow already in west virginia. snowshoe, west virginia, expecting two to three feet. sandy making its way ashore. you've got the weather front, all the right ingredients that we talked about days out with
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this system all coming together. that cold air coming in, where you've got a hurricane inside of a nor'easter, affecting such a huge part of areas from the mid-atlantic to the northeast. and of course, sandy also affecting the outer banks of north carolina early on with this storm. it will continue moving westward. you'll see that snow continuing to accumulate in west virginia. here we are late tomorrow, still a few showers. that's the green left around our area. for the rest of today, winds increasing with winds gusting to 50 miles per hour. here's a look at favor's island pier in maryland. underwater. that's what we're seeing in rehobo rehoboth, that's what we're seeing in ocean city. when we talk about the high water rises, ten-foot waves expected on the chesapeake bay tomorrow. two to three feet above average. you've got high tide time coming into ocean city at 8:25 this evening. with the monacacy 17 feet.
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showers just not heavy. with much rain and wind by 5:00. jim, pat, back to you. >> thanks, veronica. hours of wind and rain and trees have left trees falling. the wind and rains, rather, left the trees falling. if you have not already prepared for this storm, you may have to weather it out. with items that you have on hand. >> that's right. pat collins has been exploring in montgomery county. he's on i-270 in rockville with the latest. pat? well, we lost him. he's got his gordon's hat on. we saw him at giant earlier. >> reporter: across the road, into the wires, into marina krause's honda car. >> the power went out. we just went out to see the homes are dark, and we see the car is covered by a tree. >> reporter: your car?
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>> this is my car. this was my car. it's okay. nobody's in it. so that's a good thing. >> reporter: no public works crew here. no 911. just some neighbors and a trusty chain saw. and they had this thing cleared up, well, before you could say, killedenwood lane. one here, another station down the street. citgo, no go. they're running out of gas. how much gas do you have? >> the other -- one station's out. the old station, we're going to run out in the next hour. >> reporter: when did you get the next gas shipment? >> supposedly thursday, depe depending if they have shower or not. >> reporter: radio shack, out of transistor radios. don't even ask for flashlights. but they have d batteries. >> how much did you buy? >> eight. i'm leaving town. >> reporter: so it looks like if
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you don't have what you need now, you'll just have to make it through this storm without it. we're here on 270. you can take a look down here. it's raining pretty heavily now. there are wind gusts from time to time. the traffic, though, is light and moving at a speed limit pace. down there is montrose road, and down montrose road is the tree down event we talked about earlier. as we were moving out of that area, the pepco trucks were moving in. because there are about eight to ten homes -- >> all right. pat collins, a little bit of the signal break-up there, but we heard him loud and clear. he's out and about. >> reporting live from rockville. we'll take a break. our live team coverage of hurricane sandy continues right after this. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back.
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and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region
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where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, or sores. you should not start humira if you have any kind of infection. get headed in a new direction. with humira, remission is possible. hurricane sandy is already
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leaving a path of destruction in its wake. high winds blew this tree onto a home in philadelphia. the roof of a home was damaged, and rain was seeping into the house. and this is just the beginning, folks. hurricane sandy expected to make landfall tonight, bringing with it 90-mile-per-hour winds. and up to a foot of rain in some places. >> stay with us. we'll be back with live reports from rehoboth and cape may, new jersey, too. as sandy roars ashore. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware.
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and. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine.
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